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Economics and business analysis


Markets, enterprises, and data: blockchains and the role of disintermediation by Oliver Beige

Blockchains as rent-dispersing Aumann machines

Wtf is rent dispersion? And wtf is an Aumann machine? Only one of those two pressing questions is answered here.

Market design and architecture

Market Architecture Robert Wilson

Privatization and liberalization of infrastructure industries present classic economic issues about how details of organization and procedure affect market performance. These issues are examined in the context of recent designs of auction markets, using electricity as the example

Economics insights

Christian Catalini is the Theodore T. Miller Career Development Professor at MIT


We identify two key costs affected by the technology: 1) the cost of verification; and 2) the cost of networking.....The second one to the ability to bootstrap and operate a marketplace without the need for a traditional intermediary: When combined with a native token (as in Bitcoin and Ethereum), a blockchain allows a decentralized network of economic agents to agree, at regular intervals, about the true state of shared data.

The Digital Privacy Paradox: Small Money, Small Costs, Small Talk

On Radical Markets a review of the book in the context of cryptoeconomics by Vitalik Buterin in 2018

... I do also have broader interests, of which the use of economics and mechanism design to make more open, free, egalitarian and efficient systems for human cooperation, including improving or replacing present-day corporations and governments, is a major one. The intersection of interests between the Ethereum community and Posner and Weyl’s work is multifaceted and plentiful; Radical Markets dedicates an entire chapter to the idea of “markets for personal data”, redefining the economic relationship between ourselves and services like Facebook

Sharing versus Decentralized Economy

Blockchain, Decentralisation, and the ‘Theory of the Firm’

Owning, Using and Renting: Some Simple Economics of the “Sharing Economy”

Economics consulting

Prysm a blockchain economics & governance design firm led by PhD-level economists disciplined by the world’s top universities, specializing in blockchain and cryptocurrency contract theory and market design